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Rashida Beal
Rashida  Beal

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Germantown, Wis.

High School:
Germantown HS

Height:
5-4

Position:
Defender


12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

07/08/2015

72 Gophers Earn B1G Distinguished Scholar Award

Nine Golden Gophers maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average during the 2014-15 academic year.

10/09/2014

Stainbrook Leads Gophers to 3-1 Victory

Taylor Stainbrook scores two goals to help lift Minnesota over Nebraska

10/08/2014

The Underclassmen Takeover

One-year veterans and fresh faces steal the Minnesota soccer spotlight

09/08/2013

Gophers vs Ole Miss

Women's Soccer Action

02/06/2013

Rashida Beal

Rashida Beal

CAREER: 59gp, 0g, 1a, 1pt, 1sh, 2sog

2015 • JUNIOR SEASON • 22gp, 22gs, 0g, 0a, 0pts, 0sh, 0sog
Listed as No. 18 on TopDrawerSoccer.com Women's Conference Top 20 • named to the NSCAA Scholar All-Region/Central • selected to the All-Great Lake's Region Second Team • named Academic All-Big Ten • starting defender in each of Minnesota's 22 games during the season • played in the W-League with the Seattle Sounders.

2014 • SOPHOMORE SEASON • 20gp, 0g, 1a, 1pt, 1sh, 1sog
Started as a defender in each of the Gophers' twenty-one games this season • credited with first season and career assist to Taylor Stainbrook during the victory over Nebraska (10/9) • notched one shot on goal during the Gophers 1-0 victory over Marquette (8/31).

2013 • FRESHMAN SEASON • 16gp, 0g, 0a, 0pts, 1sh, 1sog
During her first season with the Golden Gophers, Beal played in 16 games • played defense in three of the four Gopher conference shutouts • made an appearance in the Gophers Big Ten Conference Tournament game versus Nebraska (11/6) • Big Ten Conference inauguaration on against Indiana (9/21) • made her road game debut in the Gophers victory over Iowa State (9/1) • first home appearance was during the season opener against Toledo (8/23).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
All-Conference 2011 • All-Area Second Team 2011 • All-State: Best of the Rest 2011 • voted team's Defensive MVP 2011 • two-time letterwinner • also a member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society • played for North Shore United • two-time WI State Club Champion (2010, 2012) • four-time WI State Cup Finalists (2011-2013) • 2012 Region 2 Finalists • National League Competitors 2012-13 • ranked No. 1 in state for four years.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Christine and Lamont Beal • has five siblings (Dante, Tremane, Ashley, Abbey, Zahn) • born Nov. 18, 1994 • majoring in Psychology.

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Freshman Spotlight: Taylor Beitz

7/15/2016

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